Nicole Sharon Schultz

Nicole Sharon Schultz

About Nicole Sharon Schultz

Nicole Sharon Schultz is a specialist in robotic process automation (RPA) at BlackLine. She has been immersed in RPA since moving from the Midwest to The Netherlands almost three years ago. She was responsible for creating and building the user resource platform for BlackLine Smart Close, which embeds RPA into record-to-report activities in SAP software. As an American working in Europe, Nicole sees RPA in action from a unique perspective: as a way for finance to work smarter, bridging the gap between the aspirations of the C-Suite and what can actually be accomplished, given the limitations placed on most finance departments. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Why Your Finance Department Needs A Competitive Tech Strategy

26-Feb-2018 | Nicole Sharon Schultz

Growth is every company’s goal, and the pressure to support that growth weighs heavily on the CFO. While finance departments are an integral piece of any company’s growth strategy, CFOs are the

CFO And CIO Partnership: How To Unite For Competitive Advantage

5-Feb-2018 | Nicole Sharon Schultz

The boardroom is changing. As technology establishes itself as integral to business, it’s impacting the board’s structure and balance of power. One of the most significant technology-driven imp

Artificial Intelligence: Is It Smart To Be Dumb?

8-Jan-2018 | Nicole Sharon Schultz

There’s a lot of enthusiasm around artificial intelligence (AI) and what technology will be able to do in the future. But there’s also some pushback coming from individuals and industries, spannin

Finance, technology investments, ROI

CFO’s Guide To Strategic Investing In Technology

2-Nov-2017 | Nicole Sharon Schultz

Higher stakes. Greater complexity. More risk. These are some of the deeply rooted, negative, and incorrect associations CFOs often connect with IT, and it’s starting to hurt their companies. It

accounting, finance, RPA, robotic process automation

5 RPA Myths Exposed

24-Jul-2017 | Nicole Sharon Schultz

With all of the buzz around robotic process automation (RPA), it can be hard to sift through fact and fiction. One thing is clear – changes are coming to finance and accounting, and it’s importa

The Hidden Value Of RPA For Finance

20-Jun-2017 | Nicole Sharon Schultz

There's a lot of excitement around improving robotic process automation (RPA) technology and what it's bringing to finance departments. Report after report shows the value RPA can deliver, with much o